Item 4: The Tropical Troubadours

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands, Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Gazelle Peninsula, Rabaul Area, Rabaul
Accession Number PUBS002/004/001/033/004
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1/33/4
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 17 x 12.7cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Gazelle Peninsula, Rabaul Area, Rabaul
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Program related to concerts held during the First World War and the period afterwards when troops were waiting to return to Australia. This program is for a concert at the Soldiers' Recreation Club in Rabaul on 19 April 1919. The concert featured singing and theatrical sketches. The concert was produced by Lieutenant Peterson and Sergeant Boult with Private Crone appointed as musical director.